Metal Detecting 1888 Mansion Ruins: Garrett GTI-2500.

We visit the site of former ‘Coal King’ and Parliamentarian Lewis Thomas’ mansion which was constructed in 1888 and demolished Continue reading

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WW2 US Army Airborne Regiment Site Relic Hunt. Garrett GTI-2500.

We visit the site of the parachute packing sheds of the US Army’s 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, who were deployed Continue reading

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Metal Detecting “Silverware at the Old Mill”: Garrett GTI-2500: Land Rover Defender.

This is our return hunt to the site of an 1883 Sugar Mill. We add to our finds from the Continue reading

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Gold, Silver & Bronze: NQ Explorers 2011 – The Metal Detecting Year In Review.

We purchased our first metal detector, a second hand D-Tex BFO, way back in 1980, and have been relic hunting Continue reading

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Metal Detecting 1883 Sugar Mill Site: Garrett GTI-2500: Land Rover Defender.

Our search for industrial relics at the site of a Sugar Mill which operated from 1883 until 1991 leads us Continue reading

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Metal Detecting “Big Silver at the Old Casino” Coin Hunt: Garrett GTI-2500: Land Rover Defender.

We make a return visit the site of an early 20th Century sugar canecutter’s social club – also known as Continue reading

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Australian Ghost Town Coin & Relic Hunting: Garrett AT Pro: GTI-2500: Land Rover Defender

We return to Mt Mulligan for our 4th hunt of 2011. November is nearing the end of the ‘dry’ season Continue reading

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Cradling For Gold: 1870s Pattern Rocker Box.

We put a small sample of Palmer River gravel wash through our home made Rocker Box (Gold Cradle) and end Continue reading

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Metal Detecting 1886 Railway Construction Camp: Garrett GTI-2500

We follow an historic 19th century pack track on foot to the remote site of an 1886 railway construction camp. Continue reading

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Metal Detecting 1870s Bullock Teamster’s Camp: ‘Reconnaissance Hunt’: Garrett GTI-2500

We follow an historic 1870s Bullock Dray/Coach Road inland through the Great Dividing Range which was the original access to Continue reading

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